Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren Sproles 66 yard punt return. After fielding a Giants’ punt at the 19-yard line Sproles took off. He returned the ball 66 yards to the New York 15 just prior to the end of the second quarter at MetLife Stadium. The Giants went on to win 28-23.
The New York Giants break the four-game losing streak against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday with an excruciatingly close 28-23 victory.
After jumping out to a 14-0 lead in the game’s first six minutes, the Giants had to hold off a effort Philadelphia drive with a fourth-and-10 stop at the Giants’ 17-yard line with 1:23 to play that finally sealed a much-needed victory.
Leading, 28-23, the Giants had a chance to run out the clock with 1:55 left when an Eli Manning pass on third-and-4 from the Giants’ 29-yard-line was tipped and intercepted by Philly’s Jordan Hicks, who returned it to the Giants’ 34.
Eagles reached the Giants’ 17, but a fourth-and-10 pass from Carson Wentz to Jordan Matthews went just beyond the receiver’s fingertips. The Giants defense rose to the occasion and held the Eagles offense from scoring and taking the win.